Tag: Health

RGO - Reflux gastro-œsophagien GERD - Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Diet, Lifestyle Habits and GERD

June 10, 2024 No Comments

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic condition caused by stomach contents backing up into the esophagus. There are several potential causes that can contribute to the development of GERD, the most common being obesity. GERD can also be caused by a weakening of the sphincter muscle between the esophagus and stomach, or a hiatal […]

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ARFID and Fear of Eating

April 9, 2024 No Comments

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is an eating disorder recently recognized in the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). It is an eating disorder, just like anorexia or bulimia. However, it differs from the latter in that people with ARFID do not have body dysmorphia or a fear […]

Aliments ultra-transformés - Ultra-processed foods

Ultra-Processed Foods: Are They Harmful ?

March 4, 2024 1 Comment

The availability and consumption of ultra-processed food has increased globally. It accounts for 50-60% of total daily energy intake in some high-income countries, with middle- and low-income countries following suit. Fresh or minimally processed foods are increasingly being replaced by ultra-processed foods, raising concerns about their long-term health effects.

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Our Most Popular Articles of 2023

December 17, 2023 No Comments

As we are approaching the end of the year, it’s time to take stock of the topics that interested you the most in 2023. General health, good lifestyle habits, recipes and testimonials from our members have really captured your attention. Here is the list of our 10 most popular articles of 2023.

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Diet, Physical Activity and Osteoporosis

November 27, 2023 No Comments

In Canada, more than two million people are living with osteoporosis. In the United States, about one in ten people aged 50 and older have osteoporosis. Fractures caused by osteoporosis lead to an increased risk of morbidity and mortality, a decrease in quality of life and a loss of autonomy. Although osteoporosis is often thought […]

Food grade sweeteners

Stevia and Artificial Sweeteners, Good Choices for Your Health?

November 6, 2023 No Comments

Artificial sweeteners are sugar substitutes that provide a sweet taste but with very few to no calories thanks to their high sweetening power. They are commonly found in various processed foods such as diet drinks, sugar-free yogurts and sports products (e.g. protein bars, shakes and powders). Foods and beverages containing artificial sweeteners are sometimes labelled […]

Pesticides alimentaires

Pesticide Residue in Food

August 31, 2023 1 Comment

For a little over a decade, the subject of pesticides and the possible health risks has been in the news regularly. Last June, the media reported that Health Canada was planning to increase the maximum residue limit (MRL*) for pesticides that can be detected in certain food products. The government then explained that the idea […]

TOP 10 Healthy Omega-3 Recipes

August 14, 2023 No Comments

Omega-3 fatty acids have many benefits for cardiovascular health, but also for the brain, hormonal and inflammatory systems. In order to obtain the expected effects, it is recommended to eat fatty fish at least twice per week and to regularly consume vegetable foods rich in omega-3 from vegetable sources. Here you will find healthy, easy […]

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Stomach Flu: What to Eat and What to Avoid?

July 27, 2023 No Comments

Scientifically, the stomach flu is known as viral gastroenteritis, a very common inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines caused by certain bacteria or viruses. It is spread through contaminated food or water, or through contact with an infected person. The most common symptoms are diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, and is sometimes accompanied by fever. […]

Alimentation intuitive

Intuitive Eating: Putting an End to Diets

June 9, 2023 No Comments

In recent years, the “Anti-diet” movement has gained momentum, with the aim of promoting sustainable alternatives to weight loss diets. One of them is the adoption of a more intuitive eating style.

Modern Malnutrition: The New Paradox

April 18, 2023 No Comments

Malnutrition can manifest itself in different ways and for different causes. Being undernourished and being overweight have historically been considered separate problems and present in populations with different risk factors. Undernourishment has always been associated with poverty, food insecurity, and infections, while obesity has been associated with greater affluence and a sedentary lifestyle: today, both […]

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Anti-inflammatory Diet to Fight Chronic Inflammation

January 27, 2023 No Comments

Inflammation is a condition that can chronically affect any one of us, and is associated with premature aging and many other disorders. An anti-inflammatory diet can be helpful in controlling it.

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